V agina is the most terrifying word, the most threatening word, in any language of any country I have ever been to. Even when the vagina is worshipped in theory, as the yoni is in India, it is denigrated in practice. It is more reviled and feared than words like plutonium, genocide and starvation. In many countries the word for female genitalia is so derogative or disgusting, it cannot be spoken in public. In a few places, there is no word in the language for vagina at all. As the vagina is the primary port of transmission from men to women of the Aids virus, how women and men perceive vaginas, talk about or don't talk about vaginas, how women know their vaginas, feel agency over their vaginas, determines everything about their future.
A survey by The Eve Appeal found that half of British men couldn't identify the vagina on an anatomical diagram. Photo: Shutterstock. This is a bit like people driving without being able to read a map. Presumably most are not completely missing the mark and thinking that the vagina is next to the ear or on the elbow. However, they seem to be confusing the various structures in the pelvic region, information that basic sex education and basic human biology should cover.
A wise girl saw some of her male classmates plucking mangoes. She pleaded for one, but they refused and asked her to climb. She climbed and plucked as many as possible. This article is for men and discusses what you need to know about this all important female body part, the Vagina also called the birth canal. This is a no holds barred health information supplement for you.